Disney and Pixar characters taking over ‘Crossy Road’

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Since being released in late 2014, Hipster Whale’s Crossy Road has stood tall as one of mobile gaming’s most popular titles. The game, which is available across all major platforms, has amassed over 120 million downloads. And now the developer see it’s the right time to release a special version of Crossy Road with a fresh batch of characters.

Coming soon to Google Play and other app stores is Disney Crossy Road.

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NVIDIA adds SEGA and Warner Bros. to streaming game service

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At the Game Developers Conference today, NVIDIA announced they are adding two top game publishers to their library of streaming game titles for the the NVIDIA SHIELD with GeForce NOW Android TV device. NVIDIA says this will bring the total number of titles available to 100. The latest additions will be coming from SEGA and Warner Bros. who will combine to bring nine new titles to the platform. Read more

Video recording, new ad tools to help Android game developers announced by Google

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At the Game Developers Conference, Google announced several updates to the Google Play Games platform as part of their annual Developer Day event. Noting tremendous growth in the gaming community especially in terms of games reaching the 1 million install plateau, Google hopes the new tools will help developers improve monetization and grow their businesses. Read more

’99 Rockets’ ready to send you into frustration space

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Like so many games available for mobile devices, simplicity can lead to some intense frustration that can be used to drive the gaming experience. Flappy Bird capitalized on this in a huge way with a simple concept that required nothing more than some well-timed taps on the screen. Developer Itatake.com has released their own concept for a game called 99 Rockets that is based on a simple concept, but execution can result in long periods of fun or frustration, depending on how you feel about such games. Read more

New look comes to theScore esports app

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theScore esports app received a major redesign of both the Android and iOS versions of the esports-centered app to recognize the one-year anniversary of the initial launch. Developers theScore, Inc. say the redesign not only brings a better, fresher look to the app, it will help users navigate to the news they are looking for in a much easier manner. Read more